Congress Gets Ready

December 2008
Pharmaceutical Executive;Dec2008, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the health reform program pushed by U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Edward Kennedy. The author claims that Kennedy has put health reform at the top of his legislative priority list. Moreover, Kennedy seeks to build consensus with Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and other health advocates for a one bill legislative strategy.


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